[mythtv-users] Hardware Specs

Stroller linux.luser at myrealbox.com
Mon Jan 1 13:04:24 UTC 2007

I don't believe Celerons were available until the Pentium II generation.


On 31 Dec 2006, at 23:03, Rob Ogle wrote:

> So...will a base Pentium One Celeron work? Or does either system  
> have to be
> PIII or greater?
>> Now, I'm a total cheapskate (I'm a technological bottom-feeder),  
>> but to give
>> you an idea what's possible, I'm doing SDTV (combined
>> frontend/backend) on an 800 Mhz Celeron, using a PVR-150 and an  
>> nvidia video
>> card, both of which take the video processing load largely off the  
>> CPU. We
>> record in DVD-quality resolution (saves running FFmpeg to burn a  
>> DVD).  I
>> run 1Gb of RAM, and 2 hard drives, a 40MB for general-purpose use,  
>> and a
>> 200Gb for media storage.  The only thing I wish I had was more HD  
>> space for
>> media, but I haven't been able to score a bigger HD cheap enough  
>> for my
>> tastes yet.

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